Scanning a Background Image
In this example, we will use material with a cutout in
its upper-left corner as a background image.
• The background scanning function is also
useful when cutting out patterns from material
with a design on it. By arranging the patterns on
the screen in the desired patterned area of the
material, cutouts with a specific design can be
• This function cannot be used when an optional
scanning mat is used.
• Depending on the machine model, the sizes of
mats that can be used will differ. Check the
"Maximum Scanning Area" under "Machine
Information" on page 5 of the settings screen.
in the pattern layout screen to
start the background scanning function.
The following message appears.
Attach the material for the background to the
mat, and then press
For details on preparing the material and loading the
mat, see "Loading the Mat" on page 27.
The mat is fed in, and the "Start/Stop" button in
the operation panel lights up.
Press the "Start/Stop" button to start scanning.
After the material has been scanned, it appears as
the background in the pattern layout screen.
a Material with a cutout displayed as background
• If it is difficult to see the arranged patterns,
adjust the background contrast in the settings
display the settings screen.
: Makes the background image darker.
: Makes the background image lighter.
: Does not display the background image.
in the operation
in the operation panel to